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"Faithful" (1910) director D.W. Griffith starring Arthur V. Johnson




"Faithful" is a short comedy directed by D.W. Griffith, featuring Arthur V. Johnson and cinematographer Billy Bitzer, stars of Silent Hall of Fame.

Faithful is a man's name and there are no love triangles in the film.  Adonese (Arthur Johnson) is returning from a date when his car accidentally brushes against and knocks down a simple man by the name of Faithful (Mack Sennett).  Adonese gives the man money and buys him a new suit.  Faithful is very impressed and starts following his benefactor everywhere.  Adonese tries hard to get rid of him, but everything is in vain.  Then dramatic events occur, which make Adonese reassess his attitude.

Directed by                       D.W. Griffith
Cinematography by         Billy Bitzer, Arthur Marvin
Starring                             Arthur V. Johnson, Mack Sennett
Distributed by                   Biograph Company
Release date                      March 21, 1910
Country                             United States
Running time                    11 m.

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